Day three of the extravaganza begins and is building some steam with six events on the schedule tonight. The main event will showcase bartender talents from Oregon to San Diego, and an assortment of happy hours, seminars, and plenty of cocktails, even in the food. Oh, yes, there's also a great FREE ... More >>
Going away parties mean a lot of things: a fresh start, sad goodbyes, and reflecting on all the wacky stuff that's happened in the place you're leaving. Cabaret performer Carly Ozard is having a going away party this week (she's moving to New York), but it won't be a downer -- rather, it will have j ... More >>
It smells like a Japanese restaurant, looks like a loaf of foie, and delivers a taste reminiscent of foie lathered in mayonnaise. Rau Om's Tofu Misozuke, made in Belmont, is about as close to foie gras as a vegan can ever taste without violating principle.Tofu Misozuke uses Miso Cured Tofu, made ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene.
Our favorite nanobrewery is growing. LiveSOMA notes Pacific Brewing Laboratories brew nights, where they open the garage door and serve beer to pair with a rotating pop-up vendor, is about to end. Alas, t ... More >>
Lou BustamanteDosa bar manager Lenny Gumm.When Dosa on Valencia reopens on Friday, July , the new 12-seat bar will sport more than a new design: it'll have a full bar, a new cocktail menu, and its own gin.
"The cocktail list will have a few drinks from our current menu at Fillmore and a number of n ... More >>
Lou BustamanteOld World Distillers' Davorin Kuchan will help Scott Beattie school you on gin.Where: Ferry Building Marketplace, 1 Ferry Building (at Embarcadero)When: Sat., May 28, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.Cost: $50 online via Eventbrite; 21 and overThe rundown: Scott Beattie returns to the Ferry Building to ... More >>
Brian YaegerCherry Voodoo faceman Yuri Green wants to fuck you up.Beer Week is the place for new beer releases and even new brewery releases. Nothing illustrated that better than Sunday's Nanobreweries of Tomorrow event, where nine brewers planning to launch their sudsy empires poured their a ... More >>
Annie JessemanSt. George's latest batch of single malt whisky is its best yet.Cocktails and hot drinks rule the holiday season, but there's something just as festive, not to mention warming: a glass of a special brandy or whiskey. The Bay Area's expanding roster of artisanal spirits producers ... More >>
Hooligans!The changing colors of the leaves, the sight of children walking to school, the onset of rain or snow, the odors of ubiquitous barbecues on sunny days: These are all poignant reminders of the changing seasons. Here's one no one will wax nostalgic over: The report of a crime being ... More >>
Tough times at Stately Wayne Manor? Holy Hamburgers, Batman! Say it ain't so! A man outfitted in the not-memorable-at-all disguise of a Batman mask and false vampire teeth entered a McDonald's in nearby Belmont at around 9 p.m. last night. It's unclear what device man pulled from his utility belt ... More >>
If you read Alex Hochman's review of last week's annual Greek food festival in San Francisco, and realize that you missed all the other Bay Area Greek festivals (Oakland, San Jose, Concord, Belmont, Vallejo), don't despair: There's still one more. Launching today is the 39th Annual Greek Festival ... More >>
Tom Green would have been available for this 'road trip' as well...Hey, here's an idea for some great television. Take 10 young people -- and make 'em all good-looking and no older than 22. Give some of 'em an ethnic and big-city background, but make sure to get some country mixed in with that rock ... More >>